Sports And Recreation

More than 230 days of sunshine and the most technologically advanced arena in the nation make Sacramento an excellent sports and recreation destination, whether you want to watch the professionals play or take advantage of the city's ample outdoor amenities.

Professional sports provide family-friendly excitement year-round, and with the city bordering both the American and Sacramento rivers, cycling, running, rafting, fishing and golfing all rank in the top outdoor activities for locals and visitors alike.

Professional Sports

Sacramento is home to several professional sports teams. The National Basketball Association's Sacramento Kings play at the Golden 1 Center downtown. When it comes to America's pastime, the Sacramento River Cats serve as the AAA affiliate for...

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Sacramento's geography provides for golf courses built on flat terrain with mature trees, distinctive bunkering and water features, while the nearby Sierra Nevada foothills hold layouts with scenery that is downright exhilarating. See a list of...

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